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What Does It Mean For the Liberals to Adopt the UN’s Declaration on Indigenous Peoples’ Rights?

Trudeau's government is sending mixed signals on reconciliation.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with community members at Shoal Lake 40. Photo by Andy Wood for 'Daily VICE'

On Tuesday, the Liberal government announced it will "fully adopt" the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), the most significant international agreement that specifically sketches out what it would look like to treat Indigenous peoples like, well, people.